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SLASH ½ Film Festival Once Again Paints Vienna’s Filmcasino Red

SLASH, Austria’s premiere festival for fantastic film, has just announced the first wave of feature titles for its annual SLASH ½ edition from May 5–7, 2022, at Vienna’s Filmcasino. Check out the superb options so far! Following is the official press announcement. This year’s SLASH ½ features films once again showcasing the dazzling range fantastic […]

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Austria’s SLASH Filmfestival 2022 Is Currently Accepting Submissions

Attention, filmmakers: SLASH Filmfestival — home to weird, wild, and wonderful genre cinema in Austria — is now accepting submissions for its 13th edition next year. Gruesome Magazine had the pleasure of reviewing such terrific SLASH entries as You’re Dead Hélène and Tale of the Deaf for this year’s edition, and we can’t wait to […]

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[Review] Tale of the Deaf [SLASH Film Festival]: Mesmerizing Russian Black-and-White Short Is a Gorgeous Gothic Horror

Writer/director Philipp Yuryev’s Russian short Tale of the Deaf is one of the most visually extraordinary films of this year. Shot in sumptuous black-and-white by director of photography Mikhail Kasaya, this gothic chiller is a diabolical delight. A deaf man (Russian rapper Husky) tries to entertain a tavern full of paupers with shadow play but […]

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SLASH Film Festival’s First Wave Announcement Boasts Animated Cryptids, a Vampiric Spouse, and Time Travel Lunacy

Vienna’s SLASH Film Festival, Austria’s premiere event for horror and genre-film fabulousness, has announced its first wave of films and presented its key visual and trailer for this year’s event, scheduled for September 23–October 3, 2021. Gruesome Magazine is pleased to share this news with you, from the fest’s official press announcement. Vienna’s SLASH Film Festival […]